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LM002
Arts - Sociology

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
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360

2017 Points

360

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Sociology describes and explains social structures and processes. The Sociology programme at UL will enable you to develop critical and analytical skills to look more objectively at our societies. It directs attention to how the constituent parts of society fit together and change, and the consequences of that social change. By focusing on the external forces that affect values, attitudes and behaviors, it helps us better understand ourselves and the motivations of others around us. In addition to core modules you can choose electives to suit your own interests.

Arts: A Wider Choice At UL
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Find out about what it's really like to study Arts at the University of Limerick with our Blog brought to you directly from students of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.  

At the University of Limerick, we deliver an Arts Degree which is flexible and wide-ranging, offering 19 subjects in all. You can study a combination of subjects (as Single Honours or Joint Honours) from across the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: from familiar arts subjects such as English, French, German, or History, to newer subjects such Drama and Theatre Studies or Linguistics with TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages).

In the course of your study you will have opportunities - unique to the UL curriculum - to work, to travel, and to study abroad.

You will study Arts at UL because:

  • You want to choose from a wide range of subjects at an institution where you can benefit from real-world work experience and can live and study in another country;
  • You want to engage with fresh ideas;
  • You wish to communicate your own ideas effectively and persuasively;
  • You want to engage critically and analytically with the world around you;
  • You want to develop skills that will enhance your career and, in the broadest sense, your contribution to society.
  • You can choose from a set of fourteen subjects taught at the University of Limerick, to which we have added the possibility of taking one of your subjects - Geography, Mathematics, Philosophy, Drama and Theatre, or Theology and Religious Studies - from our partner institution, Mary Immaculate College.


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LM002 - Arts - Sociology
University of Limerick - UL

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LM002 - Arts - Sociology
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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Essential Module Requirements:
5 Distinctions

Students wishing to pursue a language option are required to present a distinction in the relevant language component/module or H4 in LCE in the appropriate language.

Note: Information for 2017 Entry

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A wide range of career opportunities are open to you from this programme, in the public, private and non-profit sectors:

  • Journalism, media, communications and public relations
  • Social, marketing and media research
  • Social policy analysis
  • Urban planning
  • Research consultancy
  • Tourism
  • Teaching
  • Social worker, youth and community work
  • Prison and probation services
  • Voluntary organisations, national and international NGOs
  • Statistician, demographer
  • Academia



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